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Zaza Hlalethwa

Zaza Hlalethwa

    Singapore’s pop culture, pollution cuts no ice
    Singapore’s pop culture, pollution cuts no ice
    PONTI by Sharlene Teo (Pan Macmillan)
    What happens after the fest?
    What happens after the fest?
    Throughout the National Arts Festival (NAF), locals and festivalgoers agreed on one thing: every day of the NAF blurs into the next. Friends...
    A pink dystopia of delusions and frills speaks to SA's canon of protest theatre
    A pink dystopia of delusions and frills speaks to SA's canon of protest theatre
    Buhle Ngaba and Klara van Wyk kneel at our feet as a crowd of mostly learners in winter school uniform and a handful of adults are ushered into...
    Nyamza’s hatchling comes into his own
    Nyamza’s hatchling comes into his own
    A circular stream of red organza floods the centre of the Alec Mullins stage at the 2018 National Arts Festival in the newly renamed Eastern Cape...
    The wheels of the bus to Mpuma-Koloni and the National Arts Festival
    The wheels of the bus to Mpuma-Koloni and the National Arts Festival
    Pretoria Station, or Bosman as the locals prefer to call it, is my plek. When I arrive there from the Gautrain at 3pm, she is her usual afternoon...
    Beyoncé and co paint the Louvre proudly black
    Beyoncé and co paint the Louvre proudly black
    About a week ago, Beyoncé and Jay Z released their joint album, Everything is Love, while on stage during the European leg of their On...
    Books that heal and save lives
    Books that heal and save lives
    Impepho Press is a pan-Africanist, intersectional, feminist publishing house, committed to dispensing literary medicine in the form of stories from...
    Jazz festival gives Soweto a boost
    Jazz festival gives Soweto a boost
    Large-scale, tourist-attracting festivals and celebrations, such as Mardi Gras, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the French Quarter...
    Slice of life: Writing is painful but it heals
    Slice of life: Writing is painful but it heals
    At the launch of red cotton and feeling and ugly by Impepho Press, I realised how comforting it is to push your traumas away and...
    Weaving rugs into works of art
    Weaving rugs into works of art
    On some days, Nkuli Mlangeni’s mornings start aboard a flight on her way back to South Africa after an in-and-out trip to a European country. On...
    The brand that rode on the rise of the Lo-Lifes
    The brand that rode on the rise of the Lo-Lifes
    When one of the most celebrated American designers, Ralph Lauren, debuted Polo in 1967, his intention was not to cater for the hip-hop community....
    The art of being opaque: Why Zeitz should open its books
    The art of being opaque: Why Zeitz should open its books
    The resignation of Mark Coetzee, formerly the chief curator and director of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA), has raised...